The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Objective-C
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 92 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 1.63% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94%  

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 521 551 480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.21% 30.99% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 379 309
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% +61.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.25 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Objective-C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Manchester

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Objective-C in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Manchester

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Objective-C
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 10 (76.92%) iOS Development
3 9 (69.23%) Apple Swift
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Android
5 6 (46.15%) Mobile Development
6 5 (38.46%) Android Development
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (38.46%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Xcode
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Games
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) RESTful
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (15.38%) Pixi.js
9 2 (15.38%) Material Design
9 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5
9 2 (15.38%) Mocha
9 2 (15.38%) BDD
9 2 (15.38%) WebGL
9 2 (15.38%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (15.38%) High Availability
9 2 (15.38%) New Media
9 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
9 2 (15.38%) GitHub

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
1 2 (15.38%) NFC
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Xcode
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Mocha
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) iOS Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Material Design
2 2 (15.38%) Pixi.js
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) WebGL
3 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
3 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) iOS Development
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Mobile Development
4 5 (38.46%) Android Development
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) High Availability
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Game Development
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Apple Swift
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin